...Wind Advisory in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST Saturday...
The National Weather Service in Tucson has issued a Wind Advisory...which is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST Saturday.
* Impacts...there is the potential for hazardous driving conditions to result from isolated areas of blowing dust. Driving may also be difficult for high profile vehicles.
* Timing...winds will increase during the late morning hours with the strongest winds during the afternoon Saturday. Winds will taper off in the early evening. The advisory is in effect from 11 am to 7 PM MST Saturday.
* Winds...west winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph. The higher wind speeds will occur in and near the mountains.
* For a detailed view of the hazard area...visit weather.Gov/Tucson and click on the detailed hazards tab
A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 30 mph or greater are expected in the valleys...or 35 mph or greater above 5000 feet. Higher gusts are also likely. This could make driving difficult...especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.